βωμός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *gʷōmós, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷoh₂mós, from *gʷeh₂- (to step) (whence ἔβην (ébēn)). Compare βῆμᾰ (bêma).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

βωμός (bōmósm (genitive βωμοῦ); second declension (Epic, Ionic, Attic)

  1. raised platform, pedestal
  2. altar

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: βωμός (vomós)

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GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

βωμός (vomósm (plural βωμοί)

  1. (religion) altar
  2. place of religious ceremony or sacrifice

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